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Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson, B.C.

Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson, B.C. — Karen Kornelsen photo

The picturesque city of Nelson, B.C., is built on a hill.

Nelson: Who’s who in business

Nelson is known for its beautiful mountain setting on the shore of Kootenay Lake, its thriving arts community and its engaging coffeeshop culture.

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Nelson Chamber of Commerce

This glorious mountain city has an impressive chamber of commerce.

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Child standing in front of electric car.
West Kootenay, Kaslo, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Technology, Transportation

Kootenay Carshare Cooperative has gone electric

The Kootenay Carshare Cooperative now rents EVs and lets you rent your own EV out for a profit

by Jean-Marc La Flamme
A mother is reading a book to her young son.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, Energy, Environment

Celebrate Earth Hour by reading aloud by candlelight

Revive the lost art of reading aloud during Earth Hour—Saturday, March 28th starting at 8:30 p.m.

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Outside of the New Pioneer Lodge.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Fernie, West Kootenay, Nelson

Housing projects create affordable homes for Kootenay-area residents

Local housing projects in the Kootenay region are helping to alleviate the lack of affordable housing in the area

by Julie Matchett
Ainsworth Hot Springs pool on a snowy winter night.
West Kootenay, Ainsworth Hot Springs, Castlegar, Nelson, Revelstoke

Top 4 Businesses of the Year 2019 as awarded by the West Kootenay chambers of commerce

What were the Top 4 Businesses of the Year as awarded by the West Kootenay chambers of commerce in 2019?

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Karen Kornelsen wears a hat and sunglasses with a black coat in front of a blue lake in the woods.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, Technology

How to build your brand: Be authentic

Karen Kornelsen, owner of KG Creative in Nelson, B.C., helps market female entrepreneurs and nonprofits in the Kootenays

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Owners Mari Plamondon and  Alyx Graham-Taylor are standing in front of their restaurant counter, a new location for Wait's on Nelson.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine

Big-hearted Wait’s diner in Nelson beats a kindness tempo

The iconic Wait’s News in Nelson, B.C., moved but hasn’t changed its generous heart

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Michelle Rudell stands behind the counter in her store, Nelson Olive Oil.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine, Retail

Nelson Olive Oil offers a different kind of tasting room

Since opening in June, the store has had very good food traffic in its downtown corner location

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